HC Deb 24 May 1994 vol 244 c108W
Ms Mowlam

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Normanton (Mr. O'Brien), of 10 May 1994,Official Report, column 127, if he will provide a breakdown of the estimated expenditure by his Department on events commemorating the 50th anniversary this year of the D-day landings.

Mr. Hanley

The current estimates of additional costs break down as follows:

Portsmouth area events 800,000
Normandy area events 300,000
Public relations programme 200,000
Media facilities 1,500,000
Miscellaneous (including planning staff, education programme, VVIP/VIP transport and accommodation) 700,000
Total 3,500,000